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Drug Take Back

DEA Drug Take Back Event Approaching

10 am-2 pm, Saturday, October 28 Fire Station 72 on Reed Road Despite all the efforts and resources from public health agencies and safety personnel, opioid and heroin addiction remains a major health and safety crisis in our state and across the nation. This is an issue that touches people and communities of all socio-economic backgrounds and ages, including right…

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Golden Bear Scare

UA Civic Association’s Golden Bear Scare

6-9 pm, Monday, October 16-Wednesday, October 18 Smith Nature Park Smith Nature Park passersby have no doubt noticed a chill in the air, as a host of goblins and ghouls begin to emerge from the depths of the forest in readiness for the UA Civic Association’s Golden Bear Scare. Held from 6-9 pm, Monday through Wednesday, October 16-18, the Golden…

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Tri-village Packers

Tri-Village Packers Thanksgiving Program

The newly-formed Tri-Village Packers group is planning its inaugural food support program for the Thanksgiving holiday for children in Upper Arlington and Grandview Heights who are experiencing food insecurity. Each donation of $25 will provide five days of breakfast and lunch items, and healthy snacks for one child enrolled in the program. Any funds raised beyond the group’s needs for…

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Chambers Mic

Leadership UA Candidates Night

VIEW THE CANDIDATES NIGHT FORUM VIDEO HERE Link: // Passcode: LM0+n2?F The November 7 election will be here before we know it and finding time to learn about the candidates and issues coming before voters can be a challenge. But never fear…thanks to Leadership UA, Upper Arlington voters can do much of their pre-election homework at one time. This year’s…

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Smoke Alarm

“Sound the Alarm” Smoke Detector Installation Canvassing

Saturday, October 14 The UA Fire Division has partnered with the American Red Cross Central & Southern Ohio Region to host a “Sound the Alarm” smoke detector canvassing day, scheduled for the morning of Saturday, October 14. Red Cross and UA Fire representatives will be canvassing homes on Bristol Road and Edgevale Road, and a limited number of properties on…

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Thompson Park Playground

2023 Thompson Park Playground Improvements

As part of Parks & Recreation’s 2024 Capital Improvement Program, the playground at Thompson Park is scheduled for replacement. In advance of construction – which is expected to take place early in 2024 – the department is seeking feedback from residents to help design the new equipment. Now through October 31, the department is seeking input in two ways from…

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Mayors Court

Warrant Forgiveness Program Scheduled for October

Warrant Forgiveness Program Scheduled for October 9 am-1 pm Thursdays, October 5, 12, 19, 26 The City’s Mayor’s Court and Police Division have partnered together to host a series of Warrant Forgiveness Days, every Thursday during the month of October. Between the hours of 9 am-1 pm on October 5, 12, 19 and 26, attending individuals with existing traffic or…

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Fall Fest

Fall Fest Just Around the Corner

1-5 pm, Sunday, October 1 Fancyburg Park Get ready to embrace vibes of autumn by joining UA Parks & Rec for a jolly time at this year’s Fall Fest, taking place at Fancyburg Park on Sunday, October 1, from 1-5 pm. This year's Fall Fest is taking things up a notch by combining a pumpkin patch with an NFL tailgate!…

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Household Hazardous Waste

SWACO Household Hazardous Waste Collection Dates

Each year, the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio (SWACO) hosts a series of collection days in partnership with local communities, enabling residents to safely rid their home of unwanted household hazardous wastes. Two dates are on the horizon: 8 am-1 pm, Saturday, September 23 – 3226 Kingston Avenue in Grove City 8 am-2 pm, Saturday, October 7 – Westerville…

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Community Event

UA Civic Association’s Neighbors Night Out

5-10 pm, Saturday, September 30 Tremont Center A UA Civic Association tradition from when the community was first developing has been taken off the shelf and reformatted for today’s residents. Neighbors Night Out promises a fun evening for the family, while also serving as a “welcome mat” for newer members of our community, so that they can meet their neighbors, and…

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Emergency Plan

September is National Preparedness Month

National Preparedness Month is an observance held each September to raise awareness about the importance of preparing for disasters and emergencies that could happen at any time. The theme this year is “Take Control in 1, 2, 3,” with a focus on preparing older adults for disasters. It seems that we hear of some new disaster befalling a community or region…

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Mosquito Truck

Mosquito Spraying Scheduled for Upper Arlington North

Evening and Overnight Hours of Thursday, September 14, Weather Permitting We have been advised by Franklin County Public Health (FCPH) of their plans to conduct mosquito spraying in Upper Arlington North (all areas north of McCoy Road) during the evening and overnight hours of Thursday, September 14, weather permitting. The decision to spray has resulted from some mosquitoes in area…

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Nationwide Childrens Hospital Golf FirstTee

Nationwide Children’s Golf Championship

Enjoy some golf spectating the week of September 18, as the Nationwide Children’s Golf Championship–the third of four stops in the Korn Ferry Tour finals–returns to The Ohio State University Golf Club. The Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship plays a pivotal role in determining who will earn PGA TOUR membership for the upcoming season. And with three out of four PGA…

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Vote Buttons

Election Season Is Here

Every November, U.S. citizens are afforded the opportunity to have a voice in government by participating in the electoral process at the local, state or national levels. In 2023, three Upper Arlington City Council seats are on the Tuesday, November 7 ballot. Council President Brendan King is completing his second term on Council and is therefore unable to run for…

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Police Chief Hat

Police Accreditation Feedback Portal

We are fortunate to enjoy superior safety services in UA, but it’s not a fluke. Residents place a high level of importance on the provision of quality police, fire and emergency medical services when asked in community and Police Division surveys. As a result, the City has made a conscious effort to make sure our safety services have the resources…

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